Office Information

Address

101 Motor Pool Way
Butler, PA 16001-3545

Contact

Phone: 724-287-4761

Fax: 724-287-5911

Email: ButlerExt@psu.edu

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Butler County 4-H News

2017 Mandated Reporter Training
Apr 11, 2017
All volunteers and all youth camp counselors are required to complete their 2017 Mandated Reporter Training.
NYSD is also held in conjunction with National 4-H Week!
2017 4 H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables
Mar 3, 2017
Put your engineering skills to the test!
Quality Animal Management Training
May 6, 2016
All animal science project members are required to complete the Quality Animal Management training by July 1, to be eligible to participate in Round up (a statewide requirement).
2016 Western PA 4-H In-Betweener's Retreat
Mar 9, 2016
4-H Game Show Extravaganza is an overnighter where 4-H members (ages 9-12) will take their chances on making friends, developing leadership skills, building self-esteem, and working in teams! Dates are April 30-May 1. You can register online. Deadline to register is April 4th
State Capital Days-April 16-18
Feb 8, 2016
4-H’ers ages 14-18 should consider attending 4-H Capital Days in Harrisburg, April 16-18.

Pennsylvania 4-H News

Pennsylvania 4-H’ers, from left, Jayden Dennis, Sophia Manidis, and Jadyn Heck-Hoppes identify invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Dietrich)
Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests
Jun 27, 2017
Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H, with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, created Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests, a hands-on curriculum to address the threat of invasive species.
Youth in the Science Track of the 2017 Wildlife and Forestry Field Day learned to apply wildlife and forestry knowledge in on-site skills sessions. A sign language interpreter (center) assisted in explaining tree measuring technique.
Members Learn, Explore and Compete at 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day
May 18, 2017
The 2017 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day, held at Rock Springs, PA, was another “wild” success! 4-H youth and adults from across the state explored the wildlife and forestry sciences. The event featured an Exploratory Track for younger 4-H youth and a Science Track for teens. The theme for the Exploratory Track presented tools and methods for wildlife and forestry research, while the Science Track focused on applying research knowledge to managing forests and wildlife.
Kessler's Extension career began in 1969
Pennsylvania Man to Join National 4-H Hall of Fame
May 11, 2017
Robert Kessler, former Extension Agent in Franklin County, to be inducted this fall.
Julia stands in front of the National 4-H Conference Center
4-H National Conference Highlight: Julia
Apr 21, 2017
Julia Jumper is a 4-H member in Westmoreland County.
Jared is a Crawford County 4-H'er
4-H National Conference Highlight: Jared
Apr 21, 2017
Crawford county 4-Her Jared Rose learned about the "Science of Music" by partnering with the Smithsonian.